Birds of Cuba BETA

    PICIFORMES: Picidae (Woodpeckers)  
Genus: Colaptes (2 species, 13 worldwide)

Colaptes is a genus of medium-sized woodpeckers most of which are often seen on the ground with dirt on their bills, and are often called Flickers.

Northern Flicker
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus cafer)
Vancouver, Canada  
Photograph by Nigel from Vancouver     Copyright and usage info

Fernandina's Flicker
Fernandina's Flicker (Colaptes fernandinae) Endangered ENDEMIC
Photograph by David Ascanio -   © All Rights Reserved.

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